Description & Technical information
The inscription in the carpet indicates that a certain Qui Lyan made this carpet according to the traditional rules, during the third month of the reign of emperor Tao Kuang (Daoguang) of the Qing dynastie. This means the piece was made in 1821.
Period: 1750-1850, 19th century
Medium: warp and weft: cotton, pile: wool
Dimensions: 460 x 58 cm (181¹/₁₀ x 22⁴/₅ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art, Textiles
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